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Stories Behind the Great Traditions of Christmas

Stories Behind the Great Traditions of Christmas

By Ace Collins
Published by Zondervan

Average Blogger Rating: 4.55 Stars

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On 2/23 Mary Miller wrote: What Christmas Traditions are your favorite? Have you ever wondered where on earth we get the traditions we use when we celebrate Christmas? You know, things like Christmas Cards. Advent, and Christmas trees just to name a few. Well, Ace takes us back in time to the times and places that these traditions ... Book Review:Stories Behind the Great Traditions of Christmas by Ace Collins

Mary's Rating:

5 Stars

On 2/2 Angie A. wrote: This small book gives the history and background of 26 aspects of our Christmas celebrations, from the meaning of “Advent” to the history and use of “Yule Logs”. The author is thorough, sometimes overly so, in presenting the origins and practices concerning each of the traditions. I found some ... Stories Behind the Great Traditions of Christmas by Ace Collins

Angie A.'s Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/25 Stephanie Dunsdon wrote: A hundred hearts would be too fewto carry all my love for you.- - Unknown - -Happy day to you, my wonderful friends!I want to thank all of youfor leaving such sweet comments on my last post.I truly appreciate your love and supportas I slow down on my blog.I look forward to "seeing" you each week.Today ... A Sweet Little LOVE Banner

Stephanie's Rating:

5 Stars

On 1/14 Name That Hymn wrote: Stories Behind the Great Traditions of Christmas is the latest in a series of books that Ace Collins has written that contain short, digestible write-ups of historical subjects. In previous books, he’s written about the stories behind gospel songs, hymns that inspired America, and Christmas songs. ... Review of Stories Behind the Great Traditions of Christmas

Name That Hymn's Rating:

5 Stars

On 1/12 Blooming with Books wrote: Stories Behind the Great Traditions of ChristmasBy Ace CollinsThere are so many traditions involved with Christmas and all too often they are just done because it is the thing to do. But how often do we wonder about the reason behind these traditions and when they began?In Stories Behind the Great ... Stores Behind the Great Traditions of Christmas ~ Review

Blooming with Books' Rating:

5 Stars

On 1/11 sexy_muse wrote: The book for review is “Stories behind the Great Traditions of Christmas” by Ace Collins. This book falls in the genres of religion, holidays, Christmas and history. Have you ever wondered about the history of Christmas when it comes to the items and traditions that people across the world do? This ... Christmas

sexy_muse's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/7 Richard Jones wrote:  Ace Collins has really knocked it out of the park with this little book.I must have been in the perfect state of mind during the Christmas holidays because I blitzed through this book and then reread it because there was so much information that was interesting.The stories and legends behind so ... Stories Behind the Great Traditions of Christmas by Ace Collins

Richard's Rating:

5 Stars

On 1/6 Marcus wrote: Book description:The fascinating stories and origins behind Christmas traditions such as the colors of red and green, the Christmas tree, caroling, nativity scenes, the Yule log, gift-giving, stockings, advent wreaths, mistletoe, and holly.The cheer of a crackling hearth fire. Colorful cards from friends ... Stories Behind the Great Traditions of Christmas By Ace Collins

Marcus' Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/6 Scott Knight wrote: From the publisher: The fascinating stories and origins behind Christmas traditions such as the colors of red and green, the Christmas tree, caroling, nativity scenes, the Yule log, gift-giving, stockings, advent wreaths, mistletoe, and holly.The cheer of a crackling hearth fire. Colorful cards from ... Stories Behind the Great Traditions of Christmas By Ace Collins - Book Review

Scott's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/2 lovemykidz316 wrote: I received the book Stories behind the Great Traditions of Christmas at the perfect time...right before Christmas. Of course, the title is pretty self explanatory of what this book is about. Within the pages you'll learn the why behind some of the ways we celebrate Christmas. From people places and ... Stories behind the Great Traditions of Christmas

lovemykidz316's Rating:

5 Stars